Separate is still not equal

Dr. Greg Poole

I answered the only phone we had in 1971 and received a death threat regarding my father’s choice of who he played on the newly integrated varsity basketball team in Madisonville, Texas. Those were most difficult times as the “separate but equal” doctrine was shown to be grossly “unequal.” 

I can’t help but find parallels in the nation’s interest in the Barbers Hill ISD dress code. One of the finest school districts in the state is being wrongly condemned by outside influences because of our long-standing dress code, yet not a single media source has informed the public of the following: 

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